When falling from 14,000 feet, the best thing to be strapped to is a go-go-gadget copter or, failing that, one of the certified sky captains at Skydive Monroe, a member of the United States Parachute Association. With hours of jumping experience and hundreds of first-time jumpers under his or her wing, only jumpmasters and USPA-certified instructors will be your tandem companion. Using state-of-the-art equipment and a single drop of Peregrine Falcon sweat, jumpers and instructors will slice through cloud tops at top speeds. Once your velocity stabilizes, select a drink from the beverage cart before the time comes to pop open the chute and gently flutter back to solid ground. Wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes to ensure a comfortable flight and safe landing.